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Ethics: Understanding Board Complaints and Investigations for LPC SW MFT

Friday, July 13, 2018, 4:30 PM

"Ethics: Understanding and Avoiding Composite Board Complaints and Investigations for LPC, LCSW and LMFT" Your Presenter: Eric Groh LPC CPCS NCGC II;Former President; Composite Board of PC, SW and MFT's5 Ethics or Core Hours Prior participants say... "This workshop answered questions I've had about our industry for 20 years. I highly recommend this workshop to any professional counselor, marriage and family therapist, or clinical social worker."- Richard Blankenship LPC"I wish I had taken this workshop when I was initially licensed."- Tamara Ashley LPC"Eric Groh's ethics workshop was the best ethics CEU that I've attended."- Prominent Atlanta LPC. "...the least torturous ethics I've attended."- Jaclyn DeVore APC "I've received a letter from the Composite Board requesting I appear at the board offices- now what?"   "What is a consent order?" "What is the Board process for investigating complaints? "How do I know when I am violating the law versus violating our ethics?" "How do I determine when to report a colleague's unethical practice? "The bottom line for all of us is how do we avoid ethics complaints and not lose our licenses? Ethics courses I have completed have not answered these questions." Get answers to all of these questions and much more from a former Comp Board Member who approved/denied over 7000 LAPC/LPC applications and investigated over 200 complaints against SW, PC, and MFT/ Participants will work in small groups and learn to think like investigators. Prior participants appreciate Eric's eagerness to share his experience and the non-threatening yet impactful manner in which he greatly simplifies ethics. This is a one-of-a-kind workshop that you don't want to miss!  About Your Presenter: Eric was appointed by two governors and served for 7 years on the Georgia Composite Board of Professional Counselors, Social Workers and Marriage and Family Therapists. He has provided consulting services to state and federal agencies on Gambling Addiction and Hurricane Katrina Disaster Relief. He is President of the non-profit Georgia Council on Problem Gambling and has an Atlanta-based private practice. Eric specializes in dissociative disorders and addiction. Course Objectives:  1) Participants will develop investigative skills required to make determinations about ethics violations. 2) Participants will demonstrate knowledge of the structure of the board complaints process and the practical application of the rules section, "Ethics". 3) Gain an understanding of how boundary crossings deteriorate into boundary violations and how this can be remedial and implemented in professional practice. 4) Participants will learn to greatly simplify and resolve ethical dilemmas. Who Should Attend? Anyone interested in or practicing psychotherapy in the state of Georgia including individuals licensed by the Composite Board and non-licensees who want to know whether they are engaging in unlicensed practice. Agency administrators and supervisors interested in learning more about how the state regulates the practice of their employees. Druid Chase Office Park2801 Buford HWY NE Atlanta, Georgia 30329."T" Floor Training Room  **Be in the classroom early. If you are LATE, you may attend but a CEU certificate cannot be issued.** Eric Groh LPC has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6921.  Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Eric Groh LPC is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

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